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Al Arish

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Al Dhafra-Mina Free Port, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
9712673226688
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

variety ofEmarati dishes , Arabic and international cuisines. very tasty I like, as well the sweets and salads and the place inside the restaurant and the view outside seating area are wendrfull I advice you to go there and the prices are resonable

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Our tour group of 35 went there for lunch this afternoon. The salad bar was full of a variety of selections. I tried a little of all of them. Also had a cup of homemade seafood soup. Then there about 20 dishes you could try, which were all delicious.

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Santa Monica, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

First of all you need to know this restaurant has a new name - Al Dhafra Restaurant. Find your way to the fish market and maybe someone can help you get there from there - it's not far. This is a buffet meal that is spectacular. You can read about it in the Lonely Planet but I can't explain how... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local and it turned out it was a quite popular place. Its location is not very convenient though, it is in the fish market and you have to go there and return by taxi since there is nothing else interesting around and it is far from everything else. It is a quite... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

The Al Arish and Al Dhafra restaurant in Mina Zayed (Port Zayed) just off the Corniche is truly a wonderful and unique dining experience you can have in Abu Dhabi not to mention the U.A.E. First off, the restaurant is by the Fish Market and at the docks so the freshest of sea food is readily available as is the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

Many hotels in Abu Dhabi only recommend other hotel restaurants to their guests. This is partly because some of the stand-alone restaurants are maybe not very good, the staff do not speak English or, very often, because taxi-drivers will have trouble finding it. The latter certainly applies to Al Arish. The best way to get there is to ask the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Dhafra-Mina Free Port, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: 9712673226688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?